VEGETABLE BIOLOGY & FLORICULTURE

VEGETABLE BIOLOGY & FLORICULTURE

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Code
62208
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
6 credits during the 3nd year of 8756 Biotechnology (L-2) GENOVA
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Biotechnology)
modules
This unit is composed by:
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course provides an overview of Plant Biology, including current methods for plant culture and multiplication applied to the Floricultural field. Plant Biology is concerned with plant structure and life processes, including tissue organization, anatomy, growth, development, and reproduction. Floriculture is concerned with methods for propagation and hybridization of selected varieties of ornamental plants.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course provides the fundamental concepts of plant biology through the study of morphology, anatomy physiology and molecular biology. In addition the course describe the wide genetic variation of the plant kingdom. Finally the course highlight  how provided  knowledge may be employed in domestication and selection process of ornamental species and their products.

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Introduzione alla biologia vegetale, Biologia molecolare delle piante.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: To be fixed upon e-mail request.

Exam Board

LAURA CORNARA (President)

ANDREA ALLAVENA (President)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons

LESSONS START

March 1, 2018

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral exam

Assessment methods

Discussion of powerpoint presentation concerning the topics of both sections of the course